A court in India's Rajasthan state rejects a plea to release a tiger who has been branded a killer and caged.
Sepp Blatter has given his statement to delegates in a bid to win a fifth term as Fifa president.
The Victoria Derbyshire programme takes a look at the two candidates standing for Fifa's presidency as delegates begin to vote at a conference in Zurich.
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.
A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.
Liverpool have a £10m bid for England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, rejected by Southampton.
More than 1,800 Muslim migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh are sheltered in the Indonesian province of Aceh.
Are black children reaching their full potential at US schools - and if not, why not?
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.
The massive heat wave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.
A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, is to be sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country.
Imax, the Canadian maker of widescreen cinema theatres, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of its China unit in Hong Kong.
EU naval vessels rescue more than 700 migrants off Sicily, as Africans continue to attempt the perilous crossing from Libya.
Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".
China's top court says it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls.
Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high profile companies, is promoting an 'aggressive' tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling 'abusive'.
Transport officials in Washington DC block plans by a free speech group to display a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the subway.